Archives from February 2013

Emily Bennington on the Myth of Having it All

What does "having it all "really mean?

February 22, 2013 / Podcast # 13-04

Emily Bennington

“Having is all” is the supposedly mark of a successful woman but what does it mean? There is the connotation of work-life balance but what does “having it all” really mean? Well, Emily Bennington, author of the new AMACOM book Who Says It’s a Man’s World, says that it depends on the woman and it is not an unobtainable goal. Yes you can have it all. For varying definitions of “all.”

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Ted Harro on Crucial Conflicts

How it's better to have disagreements than to shy away.

February 8, 2013 / Podcast # 13-03

Ted Harro

If you’re working on a team that’s trying to accomplish big things, a little conflict is unavoidable. Actually, according to Ted Harro, it’s preferable. To him, if there isn’t a single disagreement among coworkers on a big project, someone is lying and frustration is festering. Productive, project-based conflict is a sign of engagement and passion. If you learn to pick your battles and stay focused, groups can have disagreements while still working as a team.

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